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Black History Month observances shaping up

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The start of Black History Month is less than a week…

B-CU graduation set for Saturday

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) will graduate more than 200 students and bestow…

Ministers help facilitate B-CU’s ‘Exploring Gifts and Graces’ youth program

Forty-two “Exploring Gifts and Graces (EGG)” program students visited the Life Enrichment Center, a United Methodist…

Wildcats whip Rattlers for sixth year in a row

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman defeated Florida A&M 39-19 in front of an announced crowd…

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Tryouts start Feb. 18 for summer lifeguards

Tryouts start Feb. 18 for summer lifeguards Volusia County’s Beach Safety Division plans to hire 150 part-time lifeguards to help keep beachgoers safe this summer. Swim tryouts will be on these Saturdays: •Feb. 18: 8 to 11 a.m. at the Port Orange YMCA,…

Young Flagler musician to entertain crowd at Black history event

Young Flagler musician to entertain crowd at Black history event See the present and past merge as promoters Linda Epps and Lawrence Green have made this happen for Black History Month. This is the last in a series being the subject of Black History Month at…

DeLand theater to present ‘Driving Miss Daisy’

DeLand theater to present ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ The Athens Theatre in downtown DeLand will present “Driving Miss Daisy’ starting Feb. 17. The 1989 Academy Award winning film starred Morgan Freeman and Jessica Tandy. After crashing her car, Daisy Werthan, an elderly, sharp tongued,…

Deltona overcomes adversity to win district title

Deltona overcomes adversity to win district title BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES During a rebuilding year, the Deltona High School boys basketball team found a way. The Wolves defeated a talented and deep 24-win Atlantic team 94-90 in the district 7A-5 championship on…

Free tests available on Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Free tests available on Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day The Florida Department of Health (DOH) in Volusia County will offer free rapid HIV tests from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 7 at DOH locations in Daytona Beach, New Smyrna Beach and Orange City.…

Trump’s travel ban betrays American values


Trump’s travel ban betrays American values


As a Republican candidate running for the nation’s highest office, Donald Trump promised an enthusiastic crowd of supporters…

It shouldn’t feel this way

It shouldn’t feel this way

I’ve seen my share of presidential campaigns and have been on both the winning and losing sides personally…

Shootings spark concern from police, residents

Shootings spark concern from police, residents

According to police, the incidents were  domestic disputes that got out of hand. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES…

Gray-Banks named New Smyrna Beach’s top employee

Gray-Banks named New Smyrna Beach’s top employee

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Donna Gray-Banks has been named the City of New Smyrna Beach’s employee of the…